Appendix A. Checklist for a financial due diligence investigation
The review period would typically cover the last three years.
History and commercial activities
Summary of the legal structure and ownership of and any changes since the last annual return
Brief account of history, locations and nature of business
Copy of the latest business plan and/or any corporate brochures
Description of products/services and any other trading activities
Details of main competitors and market position, including estimated market share and any recent industry surveys
Details of key customers including terms of trade and an analysis of turnover by customer during the review period
Details of key suppliers including terms of trade and an analysis of purchases by supplier ...